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by Lise Birk Pedersen
Nashi is an increasingly popular political youth organization with direct ties to the Kremlin. Officially, its goal is to support the current political system by creating a future elite among the brightest and most loyal Russian teenagers. But their agenda is also to keep the political opposition from spreading their views among the Russians.
Global Voices, Global Perspectives Collection
by Mylene Moreno
Examining the fierce recall election of Nativo Lopez, a school board leader and immigrant rights activist, Recalling Orange County reveals both the cultural chasm and surprising alliances between the suburban establishment and a growing Latino community.
by Scott Thurman
The theory of evolution and U.S. history are caught in the crosshairs when an unabashed creationist seeks re-election as chairman of America’s most influential board of education.
by Thom Cookes and John Lewis
Rules of the Game follows the course of the 2007 elections in eastern highlands of Papua New Guinea. The candidates include a coffee tycoon, the first woman candidate, and a white descendent of colonists.
Global Perspectives Collection, Global Voices
by Leila Menjou and Sherief Elkatsha
Get an intimate look at the 2005 multi-party elections in Egypt through the eyes of three women working to assure the election’s legitimacy.
Global Voices, Women and Girls Lead, Global Perspectives Collection, Diverse Muslim Voices
by Frederick Wiseman
Shot by legendary documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman, State Legislature follows the 2004 session of the state's basic democratic institution.
by Joshua Seftel
The political baptism of Kevin Vigilante, who challenged Patrick Kennedy for a seat in the U.S. House.
by Sierra Pettengill and Jamila Wignot
Gathering under the banner of the Tea Party, Katy and John are angry and believe America's salvation lies in a return to true conservative values. Town Hall is an intimate look at two years in the lives of these activists as they fight to preserve their vision.
by Barbara Ettinger and Sven Huseby
Two Square Miles tracks the conflicts in the small town of Hudson, New York as a proposed multinational coal-fired cement plant threatens to reshape the community.
by Stephen Skrovan and Henriette Mantel
An Unreasonable Man takes an unsparing look at Ralph Nader, one of the most important and controversial political figures of our time.